Plainville vote renews bid for compensation

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With last week’s vote putting plans for a slots parlor in Plainville back on track, officials in Foxborough are renewing efforts to get financial compensation for the uptick in traffic and “social problems” they say the casino may cause.

Wrentham and Mansfield are also considering their options.

That doesn’t sit well with Plainville officials and many residents in the small town just a few miles south of Gillette Stadium.

“I don’t think people in glass houses should be throwing stones,” Plainville Town Administrator Joseph Fernandes said, referring to Foxborough.

Foxborough Board of Selectmen has put the topic on the agenda for its next meeting Tuesday night, according to acting Town Manager Robert F. Cutler.

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